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In commuting Stone’s sentence, Trump goes where Nixon was not willing

President Trump has said he learned lessons from President Richard Nixon’s fall from grace, but in using the power of his office to keep his friend and adviser Roger Stone out of prison, he has now crossed a line that even Nixon in the depths of Watergate dared not cross.

COVID-19 heroes must jump through hoops for workers’ comp

Lauded for their service and hailed as everyday heroes, essential workers who get the coronavirus on the job have no guarantee in most states they’ll qualify for workers’ compensation to cover lost wages and medical care.

Business leaders urge Trump to leave DACA alone after court ruling

A group of prominent business leaders urged President Donald Trump on Saturday to leave in place a program affecting roughly 800,000 young immigrants who are shielded from deportation, saying it would disrupt the economy and impact the battle against the coronavirus.

Police execute search warrant at home of gun-toting couple in St. Louis

Mark and Patricia McCloskey stood outside their St. Louis home with guns on June 28 during a protest. Their lawyer said that authorities seized Mark McCloskey's gun on Friday evening.

Fay becomes post-tropical cyclone over eastern New York

Forecasters downgraded Tropical Storm Fay to a tropical depression early Saturday morning after it quickly weakened once it made landfall in New Jersey.

Independent probe coming after Fort Hood soldier Vanessa Guillen’s death

US Army officials announced Friday they will begin an independent review of the command climate at Fort Hood following calls from members of Congress and community activists for a more thorough investigation into the killing of a soldier from the Texas base.

Trump Says He ‘Aced’ Cognitive Test, but White House Won’t Release Details

President Donald Trump on Thursday volunteered to Sean Hannity, the Fox News host, that he “very recently” took a test at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center measuring his mental acuity and “aced” it, but the White House would not say when he took it or why.

Trump commutes longtime friend Roger Stone’s prison sentence

President Trump commuted the sentence of his longtime political confidant Roger Stone on Friday, just days before he was set to report to prison. The move, short of a full pardon, is sure to alarm critics who have long railed against the president’s repeated interventions in the nation’s justice system.